Travelife is a leading training, management and certification initiative for tourism companies committed to reaching sustainability. It offers a fair and affordable system which helps tour operators and travel agents to manage and improve social and environmental impacts by complying with sustainability criteria. When a company meets these requirements, it will receive a Travelife award.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is the trade association for the world’s airlines, representing some 290 airlines or 82 percent of total air traffic. It supports many areas of aviation activity and helps formulate industry policy on critical aviation issues. IATA accreditation simplifies business relationships between agents and airlines.
The Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) establishes and manages global sustainable standards, known as the GSTC Criteria. It is an independent and neutral organization, legally registered in the USA as a non-profit organization that represents a diverse and global membership, including UN agencies, NGO’s, national and provincial governments, leading travel companies, hotels, tour operators, individuals and communities – all striving to achieve best practices in sustainable tourism.